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The Westin Poinsett, Greenville
120 South Main Street · GreenvilleSouth Carolina29601 · United States  • Phone: 864-421-9700 · Hotel Reservations: 866-716-8108
Local Time: 3:59 AM • Weather: Overcast, 64 °F

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Read all about Greenville in The Washington Post and learn why now is the time to travel!


Buildings Illuminate Blue On April 1 and 2 as Part of a Global Initiative to Help Raise Awareness and Shine a Bright Light on a Growing Public Health Crisis 

Mayor Knox White has signed a proclamation in honor of Autism Awareness Month and World Autism Awareness Day

Greenville's Westin Poinsett Hotel water fountain will illuminate with special blue lights on the evening of Friday, April 1, Saturday, April 2 and/or the month of April  in support of Autism Speaks' global Light It Up Blue campaign to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day (April 2) and Autism Awareness Month. Over 450 iconic landmarks, airports, bridges, sports arenas, museums, concert halls, restaurants as well as retail, corporate and media partners in over 120 U.S. cities and 30 countries will light up in bright blue that evening to raise awareness and shine a light on autism as a growing public health crisis now affecting 1 in every 110 American children. 

Ways members of the community can support Autism Speaks Light It Up Blue campaign:

  • Light windows or homes with specially marked blue light bulbs and LED lanterns sold exclusively at Home Depot stores nationwide
  • Download the FREE LIUB iPhone App at the iTunes Store and turn your own pictures blue with a choice of five different style frames
  • Bake puzzle piece shaped cookies and frost them with blue icing, then bring them to your school, work or place of worship to raise autism awareness
  • Wear blue clothing and the Autism Speaks puzzle piece pin on April 2 and ask your co-workers, schools and friends to wear blue too. Take pictures and add them to our Flickr gallery at
  • Build a Blue Website and ask friends and family to support Autism Speaks by making a donation to your personal page
    For other unique and fun ideas visit Light It Up Blue website at

DATE:            Friday April 1 and 2

TIME:              Beginning at dusk

PLACE:          Westin Poinsett Hotel

                     120 South Main Street

                     Greenville, SC 29601

 June 7, 2010 - The Westin Poinsett, Greenville Waives Charge for Wireless Internet

May 11, 2010 - The Westin Poinsett was Awarded "Top Guest Service Satisfaction Performer" by Interstate Hotels & Resorts

May 9, 2010 - VIDEO: Photoshoot from the Rooftop of The Westin Poinsett: Jamarcus Gaston Reports

April 22, 2010 - The Westin Poinsett Greenville Goes Green

April 13, 2010 - The Westin Poinsett Unveils New Meeting Room

March 8, 2010 - The Westin Poinsett Greenville Announces the Grand Reopening of Spoonbread Restaurant for Dinner

February 2010 - US Airways Magazine Greenville City Profile: The Westin Poinsett - Fabric of the Community - Spoonbread: Affordable Elegance at The Westin Poinsett

January 15, 2010 - Chefs from The Westin Poinsett Hotel Team Up for Copper Chef Challenge

January 11, 2010 - The Westin Poinsett Partners with Meals on Wheels for the Second Year

December 23, 2009 - The Greenville Journal Recognizes The Westin Poinsett

December 10, 2009 - The Westin Poinsett Receives AAA Four Diamond Award for Seventh Consecutive Year

May 6, 2009 -  The Westin Poinsett Hotel Named "Consistent Performer of the Year" by Interstate Hotels & Resorts

March 26, 2008 - George Clooney and Renee Zellweger Awarded Keys to the City of Greenville